Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community

Chautauqua Days Parade attracted large crowds in 2016, both residents and distant visitors enjoyed our small town experience!


Farmers Market, MAY TO OCTOBER - Town Hall Lot  

May 5th & 6th - Town-wide Garage Sale

July 1ST, FOURTH Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

Aug 4th & 5th - Town-wide Garage Sale​​

Aug 12th & 13th - Chautauqua Days Festival!!!

November 18th - Chamber Christmas House Walk 


JOB OPENING at Rome City

The town of Rome City, Indiana is a tourist attraction  nestled perfectly in northeast Indiana, Noble County and Orange township. Our small town offers beautiful views and homes for over of 1600 residents on and around  Sylvan Lake and attracts visitors year round to our many tourist attractions.

Sylvan Lake Indiana is a SKI LAKE, an all-season lake with a wonderful public access and boat launch site, 

16-miles of beautiful shoreline, great fishing, and our famous "Big Island" complete with scenic island nature trails and a public island boat dock. 

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All-season lake, Ski Lake photo, Sylvan Lake Indiana

Rome City's Parade, Happy Participants

 2016 Chautauqua Days Festival Was A Huge Success 

 Come take a look at town hall, Rome City!


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Sylvan lake, Town of Rome City

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2017 Youth Baseball & Softball League, SIGN UP NOW.

Rome City Youth Softball and Baseball leagues need more players. Get Registration form, stop in the town hall or call 260-854-2412 to join. RC is installing new playground at Kelly Park where the games will be played!

 Download Registration Form HERE

Rome City is home to the Gene Stratton-Porter State Museum and Historic site 

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Welcome residents and visitors! ​

Annual  Events

Civilian Firearms Safety Program, 2017

DATES: June 24th, July 29th, August 26th, Sept 30th, 2017


One day course of approximately 6 hours, by trained firearms instructors

Gun Permit, Hand gun photo, Town of Rome City
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About our community

Wastewater and Street Maintenance


Please contact town hall.

​Drug testing is mandatory


New Mural Dedicated in 2016 for Gene Stratton-Porter

 See our new painted mural on north wall of Town Hall, Rome City, IN.

Gene Stratton-Porter​

The town of Rome City and Sylvan Lake hosts the second home to renowned author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. Take a tour of the beautiful 150-acres state museum and historic site featuring formal gardens, woods, an abundance of nature, and Gene Stratton-Porter's restored lakefront cabin on  Sylvan Lake.​​

Welcome signage, Town of Rome City, Indiana
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